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Iridium 37 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 24968U 97056D   17349.82397461 +.00000160 +00000-0 +45846-4 0  9998
2 24968 086.3985 242.8975 0002223 068.2151 291.9283 14.38641634058365
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 19:46:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002223
inclination: 86.3985°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 764 km
right ascension of ascending node: 242.8975°
argument of perigee: 68.2151°
revolutions per day: 14.38641634
mean anomaly at epoch: 291.9283°
orbit number at epoch: 5836

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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